Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh State Legal Services Authority on constituted a Lok Adalat Bench exclusively for settlement of cases pertaining to senior citizens.

District and Sessions Judge and Member Secretary of the Authority S Ravi Kumar said the Lok Adalat Bench formed under Section 19 of Legal Services Authorities Act would consist of Justice B Subhashan Reddy, Chief Justice (retired) as Presiding Judge, retired High Court Judges including Justice S V Maruthi and Justice Motilal B Naik as members.

The Member Secretary further said that the Lok Adalat Bench will sit in the premises of AP State Legal Services Authority at Nyaya Seva Sadan in City Civil Court Complex in Purani Haveli, twice in a month.

The dates of the sitting will be notified shortly and senior citizens would be asked to avail the services of the Lok Adalat Bench for speedy justice and amicable settlement of their cases, according to a release.

(Agencies)

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